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Hey so I just got darksiders on the Steam deal and I start the game,
the graphics look like ****, very plain, no detail whatsoever, and I'm only facing 3 enemies and the game runs at 40 fps ??? What gives?
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I see you have 3 monitors, what's you total resolution when gaming?
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5760 x 1080
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That's a huge resolution.

I'd say it would make those GTX 480 struggle a little bit.

CPU is not a problem. You have a nice quad, and decently clocked.

Lower resolution and see if framerate increases.
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It is a known issue that Darksiders does not work well with Nvidia cards for whatever reason.

I have found that if you alt+tab it will destroy your frame rate as well.

PS: Don't hold your breath for a patch. At least the game for me has been good, besides the random crashes and alt+tab issue.
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WTH are you talking about I just ran bulletstorm and the graphics looked great, very detailed crap tones of enemies on the screen, huge explosions and the framerate stayed at 60 - 70, but this game looks like a PoS, and runs so much worse???
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post #7 of 11
Try running on a single card/single monitor, that may alleviate some issues, as SLI doesn't work well with the game.
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
WTH are you talking about I just ran bulletstorm and the graphics looked great, very detailed crap tones of enemies on the screen, huge explosions and the framerate stayed at 60 - 70, but this game looks like a PoS, and runs so much worse???
That's where your logic fails.

You assume that because one game runs fine, another game must run fine as well.

It doesn't work like that. All games are coded differently, and all games respond differently to different hardware.

Darksiders could be badly coded, could be a crappy console port, could have poor support for multi-GPU systems. There are a lot of variables at work here.

Also, if you're going to act like an aggressive idiot, don't bother asking for help.
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Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
Try running on a single card/single monitor, that may alleviate some issues, as SLI doesn't work well with the game.
^What he said.
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post #10 of 11
It's a bloody console port. What did you expect? From the looks of it, they didn't put that much effort into making it good on consoles, either.

I guess you could try to overclock your CPU, see if that gets you any more frames. I doubt it, though.
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